Every issue (perhaps less often, now that I think about it), Spin-Off invites readers to spin and submit their own yarns according to a set theme. The theme for the next issue is camelids, so I spun up a lock each of the two fleeces I bought from Laurentian Alpacas this year. It remains to be seen if my sample makes it into the magazine, but I like the effect of the two colours plied together:
This is actually about a sport weight, probably finer, and extremely soft. So close up it looks like rope, doesn’t it?